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I have a Canon MP360 mulitfuntion printer scanner, it scans black & white pictures/grayscale no problem at all but colour items come out with a red hue all over the picture/ Canon support have told me it needs physical repair but I am not sure it is worth the cost. Any ideas on how to fix this scanning problem? I have a canon mp360 printer and have installed new ink but the black isn't printing at all and the colour scan is just printing pink ??? Any ideas greatly appreciated. thanks,

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  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    Scans too dark. Colour scans streaks

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DUMP IT,mine has been nothing but problems...spent fortune in inks and its hardly managed to print a thing...

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